30 April 2020 – New COVID-19 Response Bill delivers businesses $3 billion in tax refunds

Type of Intervention: Financial and Economic, Regulation
Sectors Involved: Finance/Economy, Private Sector and Businesses
Intervention Categories: Finance policy and financial aid; Stimulus packages and financial support
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Revenue Minister Stuart Nash

Overview: Omnibus bill on package of tax reforms to aid small business is introduced and receives Royal Assent in single session of parliament
Full details here: https://www.parliament.nz/en/pb/bills-and-laws/bills-proposed-laws/document/BILL_97643/covid-19-response-taxation-and-other-regulatory-urgent

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Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group, Public Opinion (e.g. consultations, opinion polling)
Source of Evidence or Justification: National – government
Evidence/Justification: We are constantly monitoring the situation for business and adjusting our support as required.